Chemicals Stocks Under Review -- Gevo, Dow Chemical, Huntsman, and FMC Corp.

12 Sep, 2016, 07:30 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, September 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- takes a quick look at the recent performances of four Major Diversified Chemicals stocks, namely: Gevo Inc. (NASDAQ: GEVO), The Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE: DOW), Huntsman Corp. (NYSE: HUN), and FMC Corp. (NYSE: FMC). These companies belong to the Basic Materials sector, which is involved with the discovery, development, and processing of raw materials. On September 01, 2016, research firm Charles Schwab has reiterated its "Market Perform" rating on the sector. Learn more about these stocks by downloading their free research reports in PDF format at:

Gevo Inc. 

Last Friday at the close, shares in Englewood, Colorado headquartered Gevo Inc. ended 1.56% lower at $0.49. The stock recorded a trading volume of 14.83 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 9.92 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 11.86% in the previous three months. The stock is trading below its 200-day moving average by 3.33%. Furthermore, shares of Gevo, which focuses on the development and commercialization of alternatives to petroleum-based products based on isobutanol produced from renewable feedstocks, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 42.94.

On September 08th, 2016, Gevo announced that it has agreed to sell 24,800,000 Series E units, with each Series E unit consisting of one share of common stock and a half of one Series I warrant to purchase one share of common stock at a public offering price of $0.55 per Series E unit. Gevo has also agreed to sell 3,700,000 Series F units, with each Series F unit consisting of a pre-funded Series J warrant to purchase one share of common stock and a half of one Series I warrant to purchase one share of common stock at a public offering price of $0.54 per Series F unit. The gross proceeds to Gevo from this offering are expected to be approximately $15.6 million. Sign up and read the free research report on GEVO at:

The Dow Chemical  

Midland, Michigan headquartered The Dow Chemical Co.'s stock finished Friday's session 1.62% lower at $53.41. A total volume of 12.57 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 6.26 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 0.99% over the previous three months and 5.66% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 1.58% and 6.46%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Dow Chemical, which manufactures and supplies products that are used primarily as raw materials in the manufacture of customer products and services worldwide, have an RSI of 50.64.

On September 09th, 2016, Bloomberg reported that Dow Chemical and DuPont Co. were told by the European Commission to provide missing data about their proposed merger, which may delay the regulator's probe into their plans to create the world's biggest chemical company. The complimentary research report on DOW can be downloaded at:


Shares in The Woodlands, Texas headquartered Huntsman Corp. ended the session 6.25% lower at $15.44. A total volume of 6.60 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 3.15 million shares. The stock has gained 38.33% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading above their 200-day moving average by 17.99%. Moreover, shares in Huntsman, which together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells differentiated organic and inorganic chemical products worldwide, have an RSI of 36.98.

On August 30th, 2016, Huntsman announced that the company's board of directors has declared a $0.125 per share cash dividend on its common stock. The dividend is payable on September 30th, 2016 to stockholders of record as of September 15, 2016. Register for free on and access the latest report on HUN at:

FMC Corp. 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania headquartered FMC Corp.'s shares recorded a trading volume of 1.58 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 1.10 million shares. The stock closed 5.34% lower at $44.86. The Company's shares have gained 15.56% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 5.58% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of FMC Corp., which provides solutions, applications, and products for the agricultural, consumer, and industrial markets worldwide, have an RSI of 35.29.

On August 2nd, 2016, FMC reported Q2 2016 net income per diluted share of $0.49 compared to net income per diluted share of $5.52 in Q2 2015. FMC's Agricultural Solutions segment reported Q2 revenue of $552 million, down 19% on y-o-y basis principally due to lower sales volume, largely driven by product rationalization, and foreign currency headwinds. Get free access to your research report on FMC at:


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